Registered Nurse 3 - AHCC FT

Washington Department of Corrections Airway Heights, WA

Registered Nurse 3 (RN3) FULL-TIME Airway Heights Corrections Center (AHCC) Airway Heights, WA

The Department of Corrections is immediately seeking highly motivated and qualified individual for position of Registered Nurse 3 (RN3) - Nursing Supervisor for the Airway Heights Corrections Center located in Airway Heights, WA.

Schedule: 0800 to 1630 Monday-Friday

Airway Heights Corrections Center (AHCC) is a 2000 bed male facility located approximately 10 miles west of Spokane. The prison consists of a main facility that houses medium- and long-term minimum-custody offenders. A separate perimeter adjacent to the main facility accommodates a minimum-security unit for offenders with minimum-custody or lower. This facility is in the process of becoming a total therapeutic community.

Application assessment will be ongoing and the hiring authority reserves the right to offer the position at any time during the recruitment process. It is to the applicant's advantage to apply as early as possible.


The supervising Registered Nurse 3 manages staff who deliver direct nursing services. Nursing services promote health, foster healing, and support coping and adjustments to various health conditions.

The Registered Nurse 3 supports the agency mission and vision by providing direct care and supervising nursing personnel to: -Counsel, consult, teach, advise, and provide health information that improves quality of health services and/or enhances safety and security. -Assists patients to improve their skill and ability to provide care for themselves and their family. -Plan transition, make referrals and arranging follow-up for when the patient transfers or is return to the community. -Delegate and supervise work, monitoring, managing, coordinating and delivering health care. -Respond to all other requests for health care attention in a complete, timely, clinically appropriate and therapeutic manner. -Screen, assess, and evaluate offenders as well as the conditions where they live and work to ensure that they are well, safe, and their health care is continuous.


The ability to obtain a valid Washington State license to practice as a Registered Nurse prior to employment; Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing; (Note: Must have initial and continuous unblemished/unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse)


Two years of experience as a Registered Nurse which includes experience as a shift charge nurse or other position which included assignment of tasks and supervision of other nursing personnel in the delivery of patient care. Additional work experience as a Registered Nurse 2 is highly desirable for most RN 3 positions.

Supplemental Information:

'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'

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· Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates. · All DOC employees are fingerprinted for a criminal history background check. · Employees work with offenders in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply. · We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration. · Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position. · Tuberculosis is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results. · If this position is included in a Union Shop, employees will be required to become members within thirty (30) days of employment. We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies: · Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace. · Work effectively with men and women of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. · Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable. · Promote inclusiveness. · Be culturally sensitive and appropriate. · Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.

DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.

For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email [email protected] or call us at (360) 407-5741. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.

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